[gig-uh l] /ˈgɪg əl/
verb (used without object), giggled, giggling.
to laugh in a silly, often high-pitched way, especially with short, repeated gasps and titters, as from juvenile or ill-concealed amusement or nervous embarrassment.
a silly, spasmodic laugh; titter.
Slang. an amusing experience, incident, etc.:
Going to a silly movie was always a giggle.
(intransitive) to laugh nervously or foolishly
such a laugh
(informal) something or someone that provokes amusement
the giggles, a fit of prolonged and uncontrollable giggling
(informal) for a giggle, as a joke or prank; not seriously
c.1500, probably imitative. Related: Giggled; giggling; giggly. As a noun from 1570s.
noun Related Terms up yours
plural noun 1. an old-fashioned slang term for spectacles
[gig-lit] /ˈgɪg lɪt/ noun 1. a giddy, playful girl. 2. Archaic. a lascivious woman.
[gig-lit] /ˈgɪg lɪt/ noun 1. a giddy, playful girl. 2. Archaic. a lascivious woman. n. “lewd, wanton woman” (mid-14c.); later “a giddy, romping girl;” of unknown origin; cf. gig (n.1).